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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-22-2013, 12:47 AM
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Posted By Alvah
Signed up!

Easy as can be. Liked on FB.
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 01-13-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,973
Posted By Alvah
I here crickets chirping but nothing else. ;)

I here crickets chirping but nothing else. ;)
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-01-2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,820
Posted By Alvah
Opinion

I agree about factory barrels.
It is if you don't want to spend more money on a gun.
I never said anything about lapping not being good. It is beyond my skill set and
I did not want to go through...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-30-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,820
Posted By Alvah
Fouling

Good one. In last years post I explained that I have done things to this barrel that would make most of you experts cry. I cleaned it so much it should be ruined. I used metal polish with a cut off...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-30-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,820
Posted By Alvah
Ubc

Hello all, just logged back in after 1 year to see what has changed about opinions on Ultra Bore Coat. Last year I posted about my rifle that just plain fouled up real quick and accuracy suffered. I...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-23-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,021
Posted By Alvah
35 Whelan

I will gladly ditto the Kentucky gentlemans comments. I would love to have one myself. Great all around cartridge.

Alvah
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 12-22-2009, 10:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,432
Posted By Alvah
Xd45c

Just a note about recoil with the XD45. My wife recently completed a handgun course to get her CC. The retired trooper that held the course had a variety of guns to shoot on the final day and asked...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 12-18-2009, 01:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,109
Posted By Alvah
Long shots

Interesting thread and comments. One dear to my heart. The problem as I identify it is the average hunter, whom you guys seem to be addressing here, couldn't tell you how far any deer is at any...
Firearms Forum: Survival & Sustenance Living Forum 12-17-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,606
Posted By Alvah
Gear

I would add a solar option to charge NiMh batteries. They suck but can be used over and over. We use fmrs and gmrs radios to communicate during hunting season and they would be very helpful in an...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 12-16-2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,690
Posted By Alvah
Copper fouling

I will not be hand lapping the bore. I bought 8 books last winter from the Midway best books to get book. It was emphasised that experience was necessary to get it done right. I am one of those guys...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 12-16-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,690
Posted By Alvah
Hand Lapping

I agree that hand lapping would be a solution. However, when you are talking about a hassle, pouring a lead slug in the barrel and coating it with an abrasive and pulling it back and forth has to be...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 12-16-2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,690
Posted By Alvah
Thanks for the response. I think everyone has a...

Thanks for the response. I think everyone has a favorite copper solvent. I have Shooters Choice, Butch's Bore Shine, and Hoppe's #9 Copper Solvent. They are all based on ammonia. This is not a brand...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 12-15-2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,690
Posted By Alvah
Yes it is copper. Yes it is factory. A Browning...

Yes it is copper.
Yes it is factory. A Browning A-Bolt Medallion
I have used brass/bronze brushes. I know, they will leave residue that turns the patches blue/green
I have put a couple hundred...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 12-15-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,690
Posted By Alvah
Bore coat

I would like to know if anyone has any experience with the Ultra Bore Coating product. I have a .270 that fouls horribly. I have polished the bore with polishing compound and I have fired 20 of...
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